Ad Hoc Request: Potential Reasons for Decrease in College Enrollment Rates for Specific AISD Student Populations
Consistent with national trends, postsecondary enrollment for AISD's Class of 2012 declined across all student groups. This report examines predictive factors for enrollment among specific groups of students.
Since 2003, Austin Independent School District’s (AISD) postsecondary enrollment has increased incrementally. Over the years, the percentages of students enrolling in 2-year institutions appear to account for the overall increase in postsecondary enrollment. After the upward tick in postsecondary enrollment for the Class of 2011, enrollment declined for the Class of 2012. AISD figures paralleled national trends, as overall college enrollment rates dropped from 68.3% for the Class of 2011 to 66.2% for the Class of 2012.